Predicate: span

Roleset id: span.01 , to extend across in space or time, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

span.01: SPAN-V NOTES: Based on survey of sentences in the WSJ. Member of VNcls contiguous_location-47.8. (from span.01-v) SPAN-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet, span-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls contiguous_location-47.8. (from span.01-n)


span (v.)
span (n.)


        Arg0-PPT: thing extending (vnrole: 47.8-Theme)
        Arg1-PPT: entity spanned (vnrole: 47.8-co-theme)

Example: transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        This is that the Reagan Revolution spanning Eastern Europe and Tiananmen Square shows the power of ideas unencumbered by international civil servants or government functionaries .

        Arg0: the Reagan Revolution
        Rel: spanning
        Arg1: Eastern Europe and Tiananmen Square

Example: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The total length of the bridge is 3240 feet, .and its span over the river measures 1800 feet.

        Arg0: its
        Rel: span
        Arg1: over the river